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A project to build a line of pylons to connect the proposed nuclear power station at Hinkley Point with Avonmouth could be put on hold, if the plant does not get approved next month.
EDF’s power station is the main but not the only reason for our connection project.
If it doesn’t get the go-ahead our project would go on hold while we review the implications for our network and for other sources of power that we have to connect.
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The group tasked with delivering the Hinkley Point C nuclear reactors project has launched a scathing attack on the government for delaying the project.
Tim Jones from the Hinkley Strategic Delivery Forum said he was shocked and angry after the government chose to delay signing a deal to build the UK's first nuclear power station for a generation despite energy firm EDF confirming it would go ahead with the project.
Mr Jones said:
"We've been waiting for this project to get off the ground for a very long time. We've got accommodation ready, we've got training packages ready."
"We're just angry that we can't get on. What on earth are our government doing for us?"
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The government's decision to delay the go-ahead for a new nuclear power station at Hinkley Point has been welcomed by Greenpeace, who said the project could be a "monumental disaster".
Speaking on ITV's Good Morning Britain, Kate Blagojevic said: "We really welcome the government's decision to press pause because we believe this project could be a monumental disaster for tax payers and for bill payers. It's so expensive.
"The government has negotiated a really sweet deal for EDF and its Chinese partners but it's not a good deal for us - people who are paying the bills.
"We believe that the government should be investing all of its efforts into the cutting edge technology that we're getting left behind on while the rest of the world is forging a path towards renewable energy powering all of the countries involved."